Apollo Hospitals was established in 1983 by Dr. Prathap C Reddy, renowned as the architect of modern healthcare in India. As the nation’s first corporate hospital, Apollo Hospitals is acclaimed for pioneering the private healthcare revolution in the country. Apollo Hospitals has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare services provider and has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Hospitals, Pharmacies, Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics and several retail health models. The Group also has Telemedicine facilities across several countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation. In addition, ‘ASK Apollo’ – an online consultation portal and Apollo Home Health provide the care continuum. Apollo Hospitals was the first in India to launch the concept of Preventive Health Checks. From the date of inception in 1987 till date, over 20 Million health checks have been completed. Apollo Hospitals is the largest provider of Cardiology services in India. Apollo Hospitals has treated the largest number of cardiovascular cases with advanced cardiac interventional methods including 6 out of 9 MITRACLIP procedures; 85 TAVI/TAVRs with excellent clinical outcomes; and over 1,250 MICS CABG procedures across the country.
Location – Chennai, Hyderabad, Noida, Ahmedabad
Infrastructure at Apollo Hospitals –
Apollo Proton Therapy Centre , Chennai –
Proton Therapy uses proton beams instead of x-rays to provide radiation to tumour site.
How does Proton Therapy work ? -Proton therapy uses the fact that at high energy, proton can destroy the cancer cells.
Side effects of Proton Therapy? – The treatment for cancer with proton therapy is painless and has least side effects. It may however leave you a little tired.
Time taken for Proton Therapy? – Usually the time taken for each therapy session is just 15-20 minutes at Apollo Proton Centre. The number of sessions will depend upon the kind of tumour that is getting treated.
What kind of tumour gets treated with Proton Therapy? – Tumours of Central Nervous System, Eye Cancers and Melanoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer Prostate cancer and Spinal Tumours. A proton Therapy is very useful for Children with tumours and cancers.
What is the cost of Proton Therapy? A Proton Therapy Treatment may cost between USD 50000 and USD 65000 depending upon the case.
News About Proton Therapy –
Manomet Current – July 08, 2021 – Global Proton Therapy Market Research –
Exchange 4media June 24, 2021 – Apollo Proton Cancer Centre
Apollo Cancer Centre – Next Gen Da Vinci Surgical System
The Robotic Arm gives the doctors a complete freedom to mauver while operating. It helps patients recover faster and makes the surgery precise. Beyond the Precison it reduces the chance of any infection during and after the surgery.
Apollo Cancer centre is one of the few cancer centres in India and world to have implemented Robotic Surgeries. A robotic surgery reduces the chances of surgical mistakes in case the hands of the surgeon shakes during the cancer surgery.
Health Economic Times-July 03, 2021 – Robotic oncology program with 4th gen “Da Vinci Surgical System Xi” launched at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre
Apollo Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeries –
Apollo Cancer Centre in Chennai specialises in doing Laparoscopic cancer surgeries. These Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeries not only includes smaller tumour but can also include tumours of Kidney, Liver and Lungs. Laparoscopic surgeries reduces chances of infection and fastens recovery after the surgery.
Apollo Cancer centre is one of the finest cancer treatment facility not only in India but across the world. Read mor about Cancer treatments as below –
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The organization embraced the rapid advancement in medical equipments across the world, and pioneered the introduction of several cutting edge innovations in India. One of the most significant technological advancements introduced by Apollo Hospitals is the Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai – the first such centre in entire South East Asia, serving over 3.5 Billion people across the region.